(May 1948)

Hillman, 1945 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Hillman Publication
Editing:
Ed Cronin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]

[The Shanghai Swindle] (Table of Contents)

Airboy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]

[Rimoto's Air Pirates] (Table of Contents)

The Flying Fool / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
The Flying Fool [Link Thorne]

[The Master Jewel Thief] (Table of Contents)

The Heap / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Starr [as Starr] (signed)
Colors:
Carmine Infantino ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]; Inspector Benet; Dr. Selig; Miss Kane (Dr. Selig's nurse); Mr. Sandee (villain, criminologist, jewel thief, death); three un-named jewel thieves (villains, all die); Stoner (villain, jeweler, death); Hunts (villain, lock and key man, death)
Synopsis:
In a tale to locate the famed von Emmelman jeweled neckband, as related by the jewel thief himself, this criminal tells of how three noted jewel thieves met in a waterfront warehouse to discuss this jeweled neckband, which was to be hidden away with a series of obstacles in place for future thief to try and overcome after their deaths. The future thief who succeeds in discovering its location will earn the title of "Master Jewel Thief". Yet this thief, although he succeeds, finds out that crime does not pay, especially when the Heap is involved!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit verified by Leonard Starr in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

The Airplane Gets a Gun (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy?
Inks:
Arthur Peddy?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation

On the Roof of the World (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Man Who Turned the Tide (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia?
Inks:
Frank Giacoia?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

True Story

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Airboy
  2. 1. [The Shanghai Swindle]
    Airboy
  3. 2. [Rimoto's Air Pirates]
    The Flying Fool
  4. 3. [The Master Jewel Thief]
    The Heap
  5. 4. The Airplane Gets a Gun
  6. 5. On the Roof of the World
  7. 6. The Man Who Turned the Tide
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose